Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 139 130
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 +35
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 47 1 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.41% 0.047% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.28% 0.25% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 1 47
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £31,200 £37,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £42,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 748 395 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.37% 18.46% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 560 344 525
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 15 £40,000 - 2
Knutsford - 12 £37,500 -
Macclesfield - 10 £37,500 -
Warrington - 2 £37,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £32,500 -
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 39 (82.98%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (72.34%) Test Automation
3 33 (70.21%) Selenium
4 31 (65.96%) Java
5 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
5 18 (38.30%) SDLC
6 17 (36.17%) Gherkin
7 16 (34.04%) SQL
8 14 (29.79%) Finance
8 14 (29.79%) JUnit
8 14 (29.79%) Spring
9 13 (27.66%) CSS
9 13 (27.66%) MySQL
9 13 (27.66%) HTML
9 13 (27.66%) SOAP
9 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
10 12 (25.53%) Node.js
10 12 (25.53%) Scrum
10 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
10 12 (25.53%) WebDriver
11 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (23.40%) Linux
12 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
12 10 (21.28%) SoapUI
12 10 (21.28%) QA
12 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
13 9 (19.15%) Functional Testing
13 9 (19.15%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
13 9 (19.15%) Marketing

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.15%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.77%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) BrowserStack
3 2 (4.26%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.13%) GitHub
4 1 (2.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) MySQL
2 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.77%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (70.21%) Selenium
2 14 (29.79%) JUnit
3 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
4 12 (25.53%) WebDriver
5 10 (21.28%) SoapUI
6 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
7 6 (12.77%) Gradle
7 6 (12.77%) JIRA
7 6 (12.77%) Liquibase
8 5 (10.64%) Maven
8 5 (10.64%) SpecFlow
9 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
10 3 (6.38%) FitNesse
10 3 (6.38%) JMeter
11 2 (4.26%) HP UFT
11 2 (4.26%) NUnit
11 2 (4.26%) TestNG
11 2 (4.26%) Zephyr
12 1 (2.13%) Ant
12 1 (2.13%) Grunt
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Marketing
3 8 (17.02%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Advertising
4 3 (6.38%) Games
4 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Law
5 2 (4.26%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Tester
2 14 (29.79%) Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Test Engineer
4 11 (23.40%) Java Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Automation Tester
6 8 (17.02%) Software Tester
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Senior Automation Tester
8 5 (10.64%) Senior Tester
9 4 (8.51%) Lead Tester
9 4 (8.51%) QA Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) QA Test Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (4.26%) Junior Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Junior Java Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Manual Tester
11 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) Gherkin
2 14 (29.79%) Spring
3 13 (27.66%) CSS
3 13 (27.66%) HTML
3 13 (27.66%) SOAP
4 12 (25.53%) Node.js
5 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
6 9 (19.15%) jQuery
7 8 (17.02%) REST
8 6 (12.77%) Guava
9 5 (10.64%) Web Services
9 5 (10.64%) XML
10 3 (6.38%) .NET
10 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.38%) Java EE
10 3 (6.38%) JSON
10 3 (6.38%) JSP
10 3 (6.38%) Servlets
11 1 (2.13%) HTML5
11 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Fintech
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (72.34%) Test Automation
3 18 (38.30%) SDLC
4 12 (25.53%) Scrum
4 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
5 9 (19.15%) BDD
5 9 (19.15%) Functional Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
6 8 (17.02%) User Stories
7 7 (14.89%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (12.77%) TDD
9 5 (10.64%) Process Improvement
9 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.51%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (8.51%) OO
10 4 (8.51%) Open Source
10 4 (8.51%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.04%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) GraphQL
7 1 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.38%) ISEB
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) AppDynamics
2 2 (4.26%) Google
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe